Dividend Growth of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited(CP)

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited(CP) is having a Dividend Yield of 0.98% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $1.39. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.37. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has a 5 year average dividend yield of 1.01% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $1.49. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited(CP) formally announced its most recent dividend on February 14, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.38. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $1.54. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 1.01%. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited(CP) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.19 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.22. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited(CP) is at the rate of -1.22% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.02. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 0.44% or 0.67 points. After the session commenced at $151.53, the stock reached the higher end at $152.1 while it hit a low of $150.21. With the volume soaring to 743,341 shares, the last trade was called at $150.95. The company has a 52-week high of $157.34. The company has a market cap of $22,078 million and there are 146,262,110 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $117.2121. Shares of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited rose by 2.72% in the last five trading days and 3.95% for the last 4 weeks. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited is up 4.49% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 5.73%.

Currently the company Insiders own 0.13% of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 69.01% of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited shares. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jan 30, 2017, Mark Kenneth Wallace (VP Corp Affrs & Chief of Staff) sold 577 shares at 154.36 per share price.On Jan 23, 2017, E Hunter Harrison (Chief Executive Officer) sold 178,617 shares at 150.81 per share price.On Dec 23, 2016, Ubavka Rebecca Macdonald (director) sold 3,900 shares at 143.65 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Company shares were Reiterated by Cowen on Jan 19, 2017 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 173 from a previous price target of $164 .Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) was Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Jan 17, 2017 to Outperform, Lowers Price Target to $ 224 from a previous price target of $239 .Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) was Upgraded by CLSA to Outperform on Jan 10, 2017. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) was Upgraded by Loop Capital to Buy on Jan 4, 2017. Company shares were Upgraded by Stifel on Dec 16, 2016 to Buy, Raises Price Target to $ 166 from a previous price target of $155 .

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 18, 2017. The company reported $3.04 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.07. Analyst had a consensus of $3.11. The company had revenue of $1637.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1647.91 million. The companys revenue was down -3.0 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.72 EPS.

Canadian Pacific Railway is North Americas first transcontinental railway and is the only transcontinental carrier with direct service to the U.S. Eastern Seaboard.

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